Spencer Hampton Killed in Accident at State Hwy 8 in Bowie County, TX

January 8, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Spencer Hampton
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

State Hwy 8, New Boston, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Dodge Ram 3500, Chevrolet Cruze
State Hwy 8
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries (1), serious injuries (1)

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Dodge Ram 3500 and a Chevrolet Cruze were involved in a collision

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed one person at State Hwy 8 in Bowie County, TX on January 8th, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 9:53 p.m. According to investigators, a Dodge Ram 3500 was southeast on Hwy 8 before colliding with a Chevrolet Cruze headed northwest. Police say the driver of the Cruze, identified as 47-year-old Spencer Hampton, suffered fatal injuries. The other driver, who was not publicly identified, was seriously injured while a passenger had less seriously injuries. Additional information was not immediately available.

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